Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

Employment

District Attorneys and Solicitors-General recruit and select professional personnel for their respective judicial circuits and counties. Vacancy announcements are posted as a service to these elected chief prosecutors. Please follow the reply instructions included in each announcement.

Other employment announcements from the prosecution community are also posted on a regular basis.

The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additionally, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify, and uses this program to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2008. [Federally-Issued User ID #: 144282, Date of Authorization: August 12, 2008]

Please contact Human Resources Director Chantalia Cooper to add or remove an announcement.

Atlantic Judicial Circuit
(4/22/14)

The Atlantic Judicial Circuit is currently accepting resumes/applications for a County-Paid Assistant District Attorney. All applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates. Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Salary is commensurate with experience. The salary cap is $49,000.00, plus $6,000 in supplements. County benefits include paid individual health insurance (HMO), retirement, annual and sick leave.

Applicants should mail or e-mail a resume, cover letter, and references to:

Tom Durden
District Attorney
945 E. G. Miles Parkway
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Fax: (912) 876-4305
E-mail: connie.jackson@libertycountyga.com

Northern Judicial Circuit
(4/15/14)

The Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney has an opening for a State-Paid Assistant District Attorney. The District Attorney is looking for an aggressive but respectful prosecutor who is not scared of getting into court and trying cases instead of pleading them out. The successful candidate will need to do whatever is required to bring justice to the community including be able to manage a high-case volume and work long hours in stressful situations while always maintaining a professional and team-oriented attitude. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. An employment background check, including drug screening, will be required. The Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Office consists of a small, friendly staff that seeks to work well with others and eschews internal conflict and drama.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and references to the following:

D. Parks White
District Attorney
Northern Judicial Circuit
P.O. Box 515
Hartwell, Georgia 30643

Waycross Judicial Circuit
(4/4/14)

The Waycross Judicial Circuit is seeking applications for an assistant district attorney position in our Waycross Office. This position will be available in May, 2014. The successful candidate should anticipate immediately handling felony jury trials. Preference will be given to applicants with prosecution experience. Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia is required.

Please mail, fax or email your resume to:

Brad Collins, District Attorney
306 Albany Avenue
Waycross, Georgia 31501
Fax: (912) 287-4399
Email: blcollins@pacga.org

Enotah Judicial Circuit
(3/12/14)

The Enotah Judicial Circuit is currently accepting resumes/applications for a state-paid assistant district attorney. This position is for the Union County Office, beginning April 1, 2014. All applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates. Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the state pay scale.

Applicants should mail or e-mail a resume, cover letter, and references to:

Jeffrey Langley, District Attorney
Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office
65 Courthouse Street, Box 6
Blairsville, Georgia 30512
jlangley@pacga.org

Georgia Department of Law
(1/16/14)

Assistant Attorney General, Torts Section
http://law.ga.gov/assistant-attorney-general-torts

Duties & Responsibilities

Position works on tort cases involving the defense of state agencies in state court throughout the state. These actions include wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and other negligence claims. Travel is required. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Minimum Training & Experience

Member of the Georgia Bar AND graduation from an accredited law school. Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years litigation and/or tort related experience.

Additional Information

Along with your resume, applicants are required to complete and submit an Attorney DEPARTMENT OF LAW application & waiver, which may be found on the Department’s website at: http://law.ga.gov/application-forms. Please mail your completed application to: the address below, Attn: WK Brown, Director of Human Resources. Applications are reviewed by the Division Deputy; selection of candidates is based on the specific preferred qualifications needed by the position. Please submit two (2) writing samples along with copies of your official undergraduate and law school transcripts. You may submit the application & writing samples with the transcripts to follow. Candidates that are not interviewed will have their application information held in the Applicant Pool and considered for future vacancies with the Department. A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation. SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. POSITION is OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume and a Department of Law application to:

Attn: WK Brown
Director of Human Resources
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit
(1/6/14)

The Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit has an opening for a state-paid Assistant District Attorney whose primary responsibilities will be in the accountability court. We are looking for a top-quality prosecutor who has the ability to become a strong courtroom advocate. Applicant must be a team player with an excellent attitude, and able to manage high case volumes under stressful conditions. The salary range is up to $50,023.48, with full State benefits.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (references are optional) to our Baldwin County Office at:

District Attorney’s Office
Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit
Baldwin County Courthouse
121 N. Wilkinson Street, Suite 305
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

The applicant must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and ready to “hit the ground running.” An employment background check and drug screening will be required.

Selected applicants will be contacted by the DA to schedule an interview. Applicants who are not selected WILL NOT receive notification.

ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Fulton County District Attorney's Office
(12/4/13)

Senior Assistant District Attorney
Appellate Division

The Office of the Fulton County District Attorney is seeking an experienced appellate attorney to serve as a Senior Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Appellate Division. Excellent writing and research skills are required. Experience in preparing appeals and arguing before appellate courts is required.

Essential Duties:

  • Conducting Legal Research;
  • Preparing and arguing Motions for New Trial;
  • Preparing and arguing Constitutional Speedy Trial claims and other motions as necessary;
  • Preparing and writing appellate briefs;
  • Assisting in editing and reviewing all briefs filed with the appellate courts;
  • Conducting oral argument before the Georgia Appellate courts;
  • Providing research and court support for the trial attorneys.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills required;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Excellent legal research skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Lexis-Nexis;
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others.

Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school;
  • Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia;
  • Experience working in a law firm or government legal office, including at least five (5) years’ experience in writing appellate briefs and arguing before appellate courts;
  • Death Penalty experience required.

Salary: 

  • $71,416.00

Please email your resume and a writing sample to:

da.employment@fultoncountyga.gov

Tia L. Mency
Interim Human Resources Director
Office of the Fulton County District Attorney
136 Pryor Street SW, Third Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 612-4981

Fulton County District Attorney's Office
(11/5/13)

The Office of the Fulton County District Attorney is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as Graphic Designer. Along with other assignments, this position entails meeting with lawyers, consulting with them and transforming their complex, technical information into clear, effective presentations (interactive-multimedia-PowerPoint presentations with charts, graphs, timelines, and diagrams).

Essential Duties:

  • Use graphic design technology/computer software to produce designs and layouts for trial presentations/exhibits, newsletters and other marketing-type materials;
  • Determine best methods to be used in the production of requested materials;
  • Assist with the setup of Trial Presentation Equipment (PC, document camera, plasma screen, etc.) and troubleshoot technical problems—e.g. Windows OS issues;
  • Redactions (editing) of interrogation videos using iMovie/iDVD;
  • Redactions (editing) of audiotapes using Peak;
  • Track all projects to ensure that publication deadlines are met and completed work is free of errors;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills:

  • The ability to prepare computerized charts and/or graphs; format text and art for publication;
  • The ability to identify key concepts, be creative and create visually appealing and compelling visual presentations for use in trial;
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and manage a diverse range of assignments and projects with high efficiency, yet thorough attention to detail and follow through;
  • The ability to take abstract concepts and make them a reality;
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Art or Design or graduation from an accredited technical or vocational school in graphic arts design or a related field;
  • Four (4) years experience in graphic design, including experience with Adobe Creative Suite on a Macintosh computer.

Salary:

  • $48,854.00

Please email your resume and a portfolio or website link to:

da.employment@fultoncountyga.gov

Tia L. Mency
Interim Human Resources Director
Office of the Fulton County District Attorney
136 Pryor Street SW, Third Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 612-4981

Griffin Judicial Circuit
(8/29/13)

The Griffin Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for an Assistant District Attorney position. Position will be a county-paid position handling primarily felonies. Applicants must be a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Salary based on experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Hon. Scott Ballard, District Attorney by email at sballard@fayettecountyga.gov.

Fulton County District Attorney's Office
(8/6/13)

Crime Analyst
Incumbents in this class are responsible for collecting and analyzing relevant crime statistics data for tactical, strategic and administrative use.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate with various law enforcement agencies/departments;
  • Collect detailed police reports and extract relevant data, which the analyst will convert into a functional format for agency purposes;
  • Utilize data, intelligence information gathered and computer mapping software to identify, track or forecast possible crime trends, patterns and problem areas;
  • Perform standard searches and analyze suspect and modus operandi correlation from data obtained;
  • Creating and maintaining an accessible database of categorized pertinent data to be interpreted and utilized in written reports;
  • Use geographic information systems to analyze and present information and assist in the preparation of graphs, maps, tables and other visual representation regarding the occurrences of crime and crime trends;
  • Create daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual crime report summaries to distribute to police departments and the District Attorney’s office;
  • Information produced by the analyst will be used to determine where agency presence and resources will be dedicated.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to maintain records and documentation pertaining to work related functions;
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and within a group;
  • Use results of data collection and analysis to evaluate and recommend improvements in operations;
  • Communicate crime patterns to agency personnel and investigators to produce efficient law enforcement.

Training and Experience:

  • Completion of Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, psychology, sociology, business or public administration;
  • or two (2) years of experience working in a law enforcement agency, a law department or administrative office;
  • or any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Certified Law Enforcement Analysts and Certified Crime and Intelligence Analysts preferred.

Salary:

  • $26,536.00

Please email resumes to:

da.employment@fultoncountyga.gov

Tia L. Mency
Interim Human Resources Director
Office of the Fulton County District Attorney
136 Pryor Street SW, Third Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 612-4981

Fulton County District Attorney's Office
(7/19/13)

INVESTIGATOR - WHITE COLLAR CRIME UNIT
The Investigator of the White Collar Crime Unit is responsible for conducting criminal investigations of complex white collar cases involving losses of more than $100,000.00; interviewing complainants, witnesses, and suspects in felony cases and evaluating their statements; collecting and preserving evidence; inputting and analyzing large amounts of data; preparing investigative reports; assisting other law enforcement agencies in the investigation of various violations; participating in dangerous case assignments, including raids, arrests and undercover assignments; and preparing cases for hearings and trial.

Essential Functions:

  • Singlehandedly investigating complex cases;
  • Writing reports and case summaries in complex cases;
  • Preparing Excel or Access spreadsheets of bank records and other types of financial records and analyze data as part of investigation and preparation of cases;
  • Gathering information quickly and adeptly, determining facts and participating in accurate charging recommendations based on the investigative findings;
  • Maintaining records and documentation pertaining to work;
  • Locating and interviewing witnesses;
  • Collaborating with the Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney and other attorneys assigned to the Unit;
  • Meeting with the District Attorney to discuss cases;
  • Presenting cases to the Grand Jury;
  • Assisting the attorneys in court;
  • Testifying at hearings and trials.

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of criminal justice, accounting and real estate;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local criminal laws and codes;
  • Knowledge of court practices and procedures, and methods and techniques used to conduct criminal investigations;
  • Knowledge of the safe use and care of firearms and other standard and specialized law enforcement equipment;
  • Knowledge of personal computers and related software;
  • The ability to prioritize and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • The ability to work independently and with a group.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a business, accounting or a criminal justice related field;
  • Four (4) years minimum financial investigations experience in law enforcement and in performing criminal investigations required;
  • POST certification required;
  • Certified Fraud Examiner is preferred;
  • Excellent references.

Salary:  $52,571.00

Please email resumes to:

da.employment@fultoncountyga.gov

Tia L. Mency
Interim Human Resources Director
Office of the Fulton County District Attorney
136 Pryor Street SW, Third Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 612-4981

Clayton County District Attorney's Office
(6/20/13)

The District Attorney’s Office, Clayton Judicial Circuit, has an opening for an assistant district attorney position. Applicant must be a member of good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. An employment background check and drug screening will be required. Salary range based on experience.

Applicants can send a resume, cover letter and references to:

Rhetta Shepherd
Clayton County District Attorney’s Office
9151 Tara Blvd, 4th Floor
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Fax: (770) 477-3342
email: rhetta.shepherd@co.clayton.ga.us

Atlanta Judicial Circuit
(1/31/13)

The Complaint Room serves as the central intake center for all felony crimes committed in Fulton County and operates on a 24/7 basis. Candidate must be willing to work evening, midnight and weekend shifts depending upon the current needs of the office. Must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar or be a member in good standing of another state's bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the Georgia Bar.
Salary:$56,286.

Unless otherwise indicated, resumes and employment inquiries should be directed to:

da.employment@fultoncountyga.gov

Tia L. Mency
Interim Human Resources Director
Office of the Fulton County District Attorney
136 Pryor Street SW, Third Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 612-4981

Rome Judicial Circuit
(1/22/13)

JOB TITLE: Courtroom Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Floyd County District Attorney's Office

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION: 
The purpose of this classification is to perform clerical and secretarial tasks to assist in moving cases through the system, processing documents, developing schedules, and closing case paperwork. Provides assistance to prosecutors in the preparation of various court documents.

MAJOR DUTIES: 
Performs a wide variety of secretarial tasks to support departmental operations; type documents, forms and appeals briefs; prepares schedules; processes incoming and outgoing mail; answers incoming calls, forwards calls, takes messages and provides information to callers. Prepares arraignment and trial calendars; mails copies of court calendars. Participates in computer data entry to store, retrieve, sort, update, maintain and compile information. Performs specialized tasks for the department; writes sentence dispositions; prepares specialized documents; requests certified copies of documents; prepares appeals and briefs for submission to the court of appeals. Performs filing duties for the department; files new cases; maintains existing files; requests files from archives; pulls files needed for cases; locates files for attorneys; purges and shreds documents. Operates office related equipment including a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, shredder, phone system, and various computer programs including word processing and departmental software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: 
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of one year of experience in a clerical or office position with exposure to court processes and related document preparation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
Floyd County Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 946, 12 East Fourth Ave., Suite 102
Rome, GA  30162
(706) 291-5156
(706) 233-0014 (FAX)
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2013